Mckenzie Anne Kirkland, daughter of Josh and Melissa Kirkland, was born into the arms of Jesus on March 26, 2018.
In addition to her parents and big brother Henry she is survived by maternal grandparents – Ronnie and Phyllis Creel; paternal grandparents – Phil Kirkland and Kim Kirkland; great grandparents – Ed and Mary Kirkland, Donald and Helen Vaughn, John G. Little Jr.; and the many aunts, uncles and cousins of Josh and Melissa.
A private family graveside service was held Friday, March 30, 2018.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations for GM1 research that will support curing GM1, which has affected a dear friend of the family – Porter Heatherly. Donations in Mckenzie’s memory can be made to: Auburn University Foundation, 317 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36849-5153 or auburn.edu/give with the notation: in memory of Mckenzie Anne Kirkland, designated to Martin Research.
Frederick-Dean Funeral Home directed.